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wednesday. >> president obama will deliver his state of the union address tomorrow. we will tell you what is expected to focus on in the speech coming up. plus the watch well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >> we are back. 5:15 the time. a major snowstorm. snow showers are expected to linger today as well. some nasty weather for the eastern have basically of the u.s. for more on that forecast and what we can expect in the bay area left handed over to erica. the morning. >> good morning james. fortunately not much talk about. it is cold for some of bus. livermore 34. the site for concord. division will continue to drop as we head in closer to sunrise. >> downtown san francisco at 48. future cast
back to the economy again? where the heck was before? president obama's state of the union gameplan reveals a you are return to the biggest issue the campaign but have the american people heard it one too many times before? lori: new evidence that companies hoarding cash are ready to spend it on new technology and equipment. which companies will benefit and can investors get in on the action? baron's senior editor jack hough is here with his picks. melissa: first the top of the hour. we have to go down to lauren simonetti on the floor of the new york stock exchange as we do effort e every 15 minutes. hey, lauren. >> hey, tracy and ashley. we're searching for a catalyst, failing to find one. the nasdaq is down seven points but retreating from friday's close, the highest close in 12 years. of course the s&p 500 is up 6% this year. that is pulling back a little bit. the dow, failing to hit that 14,000 level. in terms of stocks moving to the upside, nasdaq, big move, hitting an annual high just moments ago. now up more than 3%. our charlie gasparino of course reporting that nasdaq was i
safety. >>> president obama and advisors are touching up his state of the union address. he will focus on several main issues including job creations and restoring prosperity. he's expected to unvail -- aids say he will also push for two major initiatives. he wants immigration reform which would allow 11 million illegal immigrants to eventually become citizens. and the passage of much tougher gun control laws in the wake of the connecticut school shooting. >>> bay area lawmaker wants to reestablish a special license plate for veterans. the plates would recognize veterans and raise money for county veteran services offices. a veteran license plate was disconnected in 2010 and replaced with an honorary veterans plate that anyone can buy. the plate will still be available if the bill passes. >>> it was supposed to be a dramatic way to honor the national anthem. we'll show you what happened when the condor did not stay on script. >>> mostly sunny skies outside our doors at this hour. calm conditions and cold, cold, cold. if you are thinking about heading out to the farmers market out there
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underway in washington of the president obama sitting down with top business and union leaders to talk about immigration reform and a possible guest worker program. meantime down the street on capitol hill the house judiciary committee holding its own hearing on immigration. joining us now to talk about all this, a.b. stoddard, associate editor and columnist for "the hill." the president you point out missed an opportunity or a deadline really to put forward his budget. what's he doing instead? >> well, he's going to make remarks today on the sequestration, the cuts that were enacted in the summer of 2011 in what was called the budget control act which never actually ultimately controlled the budget. those cuts were set to take effect at the end of the year and they have now been pushed off in the fiscal cliff new year's eve deal for two months and they're set to go online for march 1. he will suddenly turn around in february and ask the congress with less than a month to go to come up with a replacement for these cuts. we don't know if he has a plan of his own in writing or whether he
, a week from now, president obama is going to do his state of the union address, okay? typically the market doesn't respond well when the president talks. then we're going to start to get into some of the nitty-gritty, some of the spending issues. that would be a perfect opportunity for the market to give half of that back. so we've had a 6% rally. why not, you know, reclaim three of that percent over the course of the next few weeks. >> do you feel like we're acting a bit bullish with regard to the markets? i get the feeling it's more buying from kaufton as opposed to selling at this point, right? >> i think that's right. first of all, you've approached a couple of psychological hurdles on the dow and the s&p. we've seen what earnings season is going to give us. we're approaching the sequester cuts on march 1st and there is an increasing belief that they're going to be triggered. and so when you add on to that the fact that payroll taxes went up and the economy is going to be pretty sluggish here in the first half of the year. so i agree with phil that we're probably going to gi
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